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Essential maintenance this weekend to our Housing Management System and planned website maintenance work
Housing Rent Account Balances and some Online Customer Forms will be unavailable via My Newham  from Friday 20 September at 5pm until Monday 23 September 2019. Customers can still make payments, but online account balances will not be updated until Monday 23 September 2019. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.​

Also, the Newham website will be unavailable while we make some changes on Saturday 21 September between 10am and 6pm. You will not be able to report problems or apply for services during this time. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.​

Volunteer as a Summer Reading Hacker

Volunteer for a minimum of one week, between July and September, to gain work experience, a Newham Council reference, make new friends and gain confidence.

Reading Hack is a volunteering programme led by young people aged 13 to 24 to help encourage children to use the library and inspire them to read.

Why do it?

Help kick-start your future career or further education with skills that employers and universities value including team working, communication, mentoring, project planning and development, leadership.
Volunteering makes you stand out from the crowd. It can help you get a job, get into university or college. It is about helping others, getting involved in your local community, gaining confidence and developing your own skills and experience and we can help you do this!

Sign up now

Fill in the online application form to apply for the Reading Hack volunteer role in Newham Libraries.

Online application form
Applications must be received by 31 May 2019.
For more information you can email
Please note: you must be a Newham resident to apply for volunteering opportunities in Newham libraries and there is a requirement of a minimum commitment of one week.
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